Research and Publications

Scientific Publications and Reports

Guhl, Ebner and Rau (2020): The Online Ecosystem of the German Far-Right. Institute for Strategic Dialogue. 

Rau and Stier (2019): Die Echokammer-Hypothese: Fragmentierung der Öffentlichkeit und politische Polarisierung durch digitale Medien?. Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft. 


Acknowledged in: Davey, Hart and Guerin (2020): An Online Environmental Scan of Right-wing Extremism in Canada. Institute for Strategic Dialogue. 

Acknowledged in: Davey and Ebner (2019): ‘The Great Replacement: Violent Consequences of Mainstreamed Extremism’. Institute for Strategic Dialogue. 

Acknowledged in: Bradshaw and Howard (2018): ‘Challenging Truth and Trust: A Global Inventory of Organized Social Media Manipulation’. Computational Propaganda Working Paper 2018.

Other Publications

Rau and Simon (2019): How Extremist Aim To Set The Media Agenda – Case Study: German’s Identitarian Movement. European Journalism Observatory

Rau and Simon (2019): Agenda Setting im Internet: Rechts(außen) führt, der Rest folgt. Hamburger Wahlbeobachter

Rau and Simon (2019): Have Digital Counterpublics Given Us Donald Trump, The AfD, And Brexit? European Journalism Observatory

Rau and Simon (2019):Willkommen im Zeitalter digitaler Gegenöffentlichkeiten. Hamburger Wahlbeobachter

Rau (2018): ‘A threat to democracy? The impact of information technologies on elections’. Essay prepared for the Aspen Germany Workshop 2018 ‘Present at the new Creation? Tech. Power. Democracy.‘, 28.-29 September 2018, Berlin (unpublished manuscript)